Former Hawaii Governor Tapped As State’s COO

(Chicago, IL) — The former governor of Hawaii is taking over as the state’s new Chief Operating Officer. Republican Linda Lingle served in Hawaii from 2002 until 2010. She was the first female governor there and the first with a Jewish background. Governor Rauner announced her appointment to his team yesterday. He called her “a superstar governor” who will help him bring about the “biggest turnaround in America.”